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Treating tinnitus sooner rather than later

Why do I have ringing in my ears?  According to the American Tinnitus Association, tinnitus affects more than 45 million Americans surprisingly making it one of the most common health conditions in the United States.  What is it?  What causes it?  Hearing loss, stress, head or brain trauma and other medical issues are just a few of the factors involved in both long or short-term cases of tinnitus.

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Hearing Aid Technology: Hearing Aid Apps

Did you know that there is a hearing aid app that works on your iPhone® or Samsung Galaxy® phone? It is an easy and discreet way to make changes to your hearing aid settings. 

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Can a Hearing Aid Help with Tinnitus?

That ringing in your ears may be more than a little nuisance. Tinnitus (the perception of sound when no actual external noise is present) can be completely debilitating to those who suffer from it. The U.S. Center for Disease Control (CDC) estimates that more than 50 million Americans experience some degree of tinnitus.

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Is There a Tinnitus Remedy?

What is Tinnitus?
According to the American Tinnitus Association (ATA), tinnitus is the perception of sound when no actual external noise is present. This phenomenon is usually described as a “ringing in the ears.” However, tinnitus can present as buzzing, hissing, whistling, swooshing, or even clicking. Patients can experience this as a temporary condition or unfortunately as an ongoing disorder. The U.S. Center for Disease Control estimates that more than 50 million Americans experience tinnitus to some degree.

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How Do I Know if I have Tinnitus?

You’ve just settled into bed after a long day at work and you find yourself trying to tune out the buzzing noise you hear in your ears. Does this sound familiar? If so, you may have subjective tinnitus. This kind of tinnitus, which accounts for 95% of tinnitus cases, is the sensation of hearing sound when no external sound is present.

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Are You Hearing Your Heartbeat in Your Ear?

Have you ever heard your heartbeat in your ear? You’re not alone.

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Tinnitus – What Is It and How Do You Treat It?

Are you one of millions that hears a ringing in your ears? Did you know, that Beltone has an app for that? Tinnitus comes from the Latin tinnire which means, "to ring," and those who've experienced the sensation include former U.S. president Ronald Reagan, Coldplay frontman Chris Martin, Star Trek superstars William Shatner and Leonard Nimoy, and even the famous naturalist Charles Darwin. 

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10 Musicians You Probably Didn’t Know Are Hearing Impaired

The 57th Grammy Awards were on February 8, 2015! To celebrate the success of those with hearing impairment, we've come up with a list of well-known and award-winning musicians who suffer from hearing impairment.

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Tinnitus: Ringing in the ears and how to find relief

You’re not crazy, that constant sound in your ears could be a real medical condition called tinnitus. And, you’re not the only one looking for relief. If you hear constant ringing, whistling, hissing, or other sounds that never seem to go away, you could be suffering from a hearing condition called tinnitus. 

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